Last edited 22 Jul 2021

Conservation articles and news

IHBC, CIfA, IEMA launch Principles of Cultural Heritage Impact Assessment


The joint-institute document aims to help maintain cultural heritage by providing a consistent framework across different sectors & geographies

Enter Now to Win: IHBC's GASA Awards 2021

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IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Awards 2021: Win £500 and a place on IHBC’s 2022 Aberdeen School with your built environment/heritage coursework, closes 31/07!

Former Harris meat factory mansion in Calne, Wilts, to be restored

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The last remaining buildings on the site of the Harris meat factory family’s historic mansion are being restored to their former glory and converted into new homes.

CICV Forum introduces professional indemnity insurance guide

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The Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) has unveiled a new guide to the crucial and increasingly complex issue of professional indemnity insurance (PII).

The World Heritage Committee(WHC): Liverpool should lose its World Heritage status.

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ICOMOS has advised that the new football stadium proposal, if implemented, would have a completely unacceptable major adverse impact its authenticity and integrity.

Scotland’s CSIC: New plans to transform public spaces into sustainable office hubs

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Responding to the changing working patterns of a post-Covid Scotland, the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) has revealed new plans to help retrofit public spaces into out-of-town alternatives to city centre offices.

IHBC’s latest Context explores ‘Applying Digital Technology'

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The free-to-access online issue mixes the topical and practical to explore how the sector can best adapt to digital innovation.

IHBC Annual School: Historic Places - People Places: 18 June 2021


IHBC’s 2021 virtual conference examines how we can best change and sustain places for the benefit of people, led by expert practitioners boasting international, national and local profiles and experiences.

Europe’s top heritage awards honour 24 exemplary achievements from 18 countries


The 2021 winners of the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards have been announced.

10 Local Councils in England to test the use of digital tools in planning process

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England’s Housing Minister has announced a £1.1 million fund to test the use of digital tools and data standards across 10 local areas.

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